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Torture Without Excuses

Paulus Textor Wrote: Apr 21, 2013 10:40 PM
The Founding Fathers, DagNabbit, took quite an opposite view. Their view was that we should STAY OUT of entangling alliances, for the exact reasons that we DON'T want to get involved in ever-widening foreign intrigues. Our purpose should be to build a prosperous, free society that is the envy of the world.

The autopsy gave a spare account of how the 52-year-old man died. He suffered blunt force injuries on his torso and legs, and abrasions on his left wrist indicated he had been tied or shackled down. One of his neck bones was fractured. Death came "as a result of asphyxia (lack of oxygen to the brain) due to strangulation," and it was ruled a homicide.

It's too much to hope for justice in this case, though. That's because the homicide came at the hands of the administration of George W. Bush. The victim was an Iraqi whose demise occurred while he...